Basho's frog went plop!
And never heard from again.
A snapping turtle.
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On Jun 11, 2013, at 10:31 PM, "oneof10k2" <ms_jade_li@...> wrote:
> "100 Word Rant"
> by Dave Maleckar
> Skepticism is to Cynicism
> As Doubt is to ... ?
> Truth is to fact as faith is to knowledge as
> hope is to optimism. You can know a fact; you
> can only glimpse a truth. A fact is like a stick
> of lumber. Complete, nailed down, utilitarian.
> You can turn it over and pass it around and
> examine it from every angle. But a truth is
> alive, a cool toad between cupped palms. You
> just barely get to peek at it through a gap
> between your fingers. Open too wide and it's
> gone. Squeeze too tight and you kill it. And it
> will more than likely pee in your hand.
> I came across this today in Funny Times, a monthly newspaper I've been subscribed to for a few years now. It struck me as particularly dao-resonant.
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